Attention students, the following new opportunities are now available for anyone that is interested:
Youthlink is looking for Grade 10-12 high school students to join their Students (T.O.P.S) facilitation team as a school ambassador. You will mentor new grade 9 students, lead and facilitate groups, deliver educational modules, take part in community outreach activities and network with other high school students. TTC fare, snacks, a letter of reference are all provided and you can gain up to 72 hours of volunteer experience. The program is every Tuesday and Thursday from 10am-4pm starting on July 9th and ending on August 1st. Please contact
, or at 416-967-1773 ext.205 for further details.
Topicana is again running its Ontario Youth Opportunities Strategy Jobs for Youth 2013. This is a program designed to help youth in selected priority neighborhoods with preparing for and finding part-time employment. Please see the following attachment for exact contact details. Tropicana.pdf
Future Possibilities for Kids needs volunteer for their Camps running from July 8th – August 16th at different locations in Scarborough and near Jane and Finch. You must commit to a minimum of 1-2 weeks in the summer and attend a mandatory 7.5 hour training session on June 24th. If interested please contact Sarah at 416-923-0777, ext. 221.
Finally, Toronto Intergenerational Partnerships in Community has a number of opportunities on a variety of days and locations to obtain your hours by helping out in different programs assisting the elderly. Please check the board in guidance for exact details.
Architects release 3D video of the new building
The architects responsible for the new Thomson-Bendale school, scheduled to open for the 2015-16 school year, have released a 3D walkthrough to show off some of their design. Members of the community, parents, students and staff are reminded that the existing building will continue to function until such time as the new building is ready, so there will be no interruption to the services offered through David and Mary Thomson C.I.
Soulpepper is hosting an exciting opportunity for aspiring young male actors on Wednesday July 24 and Thursday July 25. The program will include acting, writing, improvisation, and stage combat, along with opportunities to see productions of Angels in America Parts 1 & 2. The program is completely free, and will even include a $20 / day allowance to cover the costs of transportation and food!
Please download the information sheet and application form below:
All applications are due by June 10. You will require a reference from a teacher, mentor or employer.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 May 2013 14:37
Ward 19 Fun Fair
Trustee David Smith would like to extend an invitation to Thomson staff, students and parents to attend this year's Fun Fair on Saturday June 22, 2013 at Glen Ravine Junior Public School. The event gets going at 10 am and runs until 4 pm.
Students can qualify for a Silver Plaque (4 sports), Gold Plaque (8 sports), or Thomson 'T' Award (12 or more sports) at this year's Athletic Banquet.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 May 2013 07:22
The student council will be hosting their annual MayFest on May 13th 2013. This day will consists of several carnival activities, such as jumpy castles, obstacles courses, snow-cones, popcorn, airbrush artists and many more. We will be having an extended lunch so we encourage all staff and students to join SAC at the back of our school for a day full of fun and free events!
*Please note the change of date. This event was rescheduled to Monday May 13th due to the risk of inclement weather on the originally scheduled day.